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Olympias A Tragedy About The Daughter Of Alexander The Great

  [english | ]  

Frank Morlock


Summary: [Franois-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 ? 30 May 1778) better known by the pen name Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties including freedom of religion and free trade. Voltaire was a prolific writer and produced works in almost every literary form including plays poetry novels essays historical and scientific works ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 21

Om En Door Den Peloponnesus

  [dutch | 1909]  

B De Jandin


Excerpts: [... een verstikkende hitte. Het is nog geen zeven uur, en reeds zitten de caf's aan de haven vol menschen. Sommigen slurpen met kleine teugjes de beroemde ...... met deze gevangenis niet veel indruk zal maken op het gemoed van de lieden. Het moet erkend, dat het juist zoo gaat bij bijna alle volken van het Zuiden, ...... Korinthe heeft gedrukt, heeft reeds een deel van de noordkust ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 221

Om Viljans Frihet

  [swedish | 1922]  

Frans Von Scheele


Excerpts: [... FRIHET. ETT FREDRAG. FRANS v. SCHELE. STERSUND A.-B. JMTLANDS TIDNINGS TRYCKERI 1922. Vad jag i afton skall tala om, r varken den politiska friheten ...... r blott ett sjlvbedrgeri, grundat p hennes okunnighet om de orsaker, som i varje gonblick framkallar viljeyttringen ssom sin ovillkorliga verkan. Lika ...... Att tnka sig ngot annat n endast en drskap, viljefriheten r endast ett ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 419

Oman A Country Study

  [english | ]  

Federal Research Division


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-335) and index.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 372

Ombre

  [french | 1835]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [Shadows was a series of horror anthologies edited by Charles L. Grant published by Doubleday from 1978 to 1991. Grant a proponent of quiet horror initiated the series in order to offer readers a showcase of this kind of fiction. The short stories appearing in the Shadows largely dispensed with traditional Gothic settings and had very little physical violence. Instead they featured slow ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 370

Omega The Man

  [english | 1933]  

Lowell Howard Morrow


Summary: [Excerpt: The silver airship cut swiftly through the hot thin air. The noonday sun blazed down upon it and the desert world below. All about was the solemn silence of death. No living thing appeared either in the air or on the drab gray earth. Only the aircraft itself displayed any signs of life. The sky blue as indigo held not the shadow of a cloud and on the horizon the mountains notched into it ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 250

Omhoog In Het Luchtruim Praatje Over Het

  [dutch | ]  

Frederike Van Uildriks


Excerpts: [... wonder, dat men zich opnieuw zette aan de oplossing van het probleem der bestuurbare luchtschepen, toen de ontwikkeling der automobielen, die ...... kon worden opgeschrikt, toen er nog geen telegrafen, spoorwegen, telefonen en driemaal daags verschijnende dagbladen waren. Die Montgolfiers, papierfabrikanten ...... 100 meter gestegen was, zou het eerst zich met den vrijen ballon in ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 67

Omnilingual

  [english | 1957]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [To translate writings you need a key to the code--and if the last writer of Martian died forty thousand years before the first writer of Earth was born... how could the Martian be translated...?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 332

Omzwervingen Door De Eilandenwereld Van Den Grooten Oceaan

  [dutch | 1888]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... naar den wal begaf, kon zich niet dan met eenige moeite een weg door die branding banen de geul, die wij te midden der banken en riffen volgden, werd ...... een anthropologisch oogpunt het meest overeen met het zoo opmerkelijke ras dat Tahiti bewoont. Echter bedraagt de lengte van de mannen op de Tubua-eilanden ...... kan niet meer geven dan zij zelve heeft. Bij een tweede tochtje, ...]
Genres: [travel | non fictionDownloads: 204

On A Blank Leaf In The Marble Faun

  [english | ]  

Elia Wilkinson Peattie


Excerpts: []
Genres: [classicDownloads: 349

On A Chinese Screen

  [english | 1922]  

W Somerset Maugham


Excerpts: [... and somehow or other had worked his way across South America. From a port in Chili he managed to get to the Marquesas where for six months he had lived ...... her youth and now did crochet. She was infinitely bored when you spoke to her of Tolstoi or Chekov but grew animated when she talked of Jack London. ...... You can see who comes into the shop and since it is certainly a ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 335

On A Torn Away World

  [english | 1913]  

Roy Rockwood


Summary: [Jack and Mark build an airship and head North hoping to find a rare plant that grows only in Alaska. But a freak earthquake causes a chunk of the Earth along with our protagonists to fly into outer space.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 425

On Being Human

  [english | 1897]  

Woodrow Wilson


Summary: [An Abstract of a Book lately Published full title An Abstract of a Book lately Published Entitled A Treatise of Human Nature c. Wherein the Chief Argument of that Book is farther Illustrated and Explained is a summary of the main doctrines of David Humes work A Treatise of Human Nature published anonymously in 1740. There has been speculation about the authorship of the work. Some scholars ...]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 487

On Bolshevism

  [english | 1912]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The Jewish Bolshevism is a 31- or 32-page antisemitic pamphlet published in London in 1922 and 1923 by the Britons Publishing Society. It included a foreword by German Nazi Alfred Rosenberg who promulgated the concept of Jewish Bolshevism. It is an item listed by Robert Singerman in his annotated bibliography on antisemitica.]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 462

On Books And The Housing Of Them

  [english | ]  

W Gladstone


Summary: [Amiel Gladstone (born 1972) is a Canadian playwright and director. A graduate of the University of Victoria Gladstone is a founder of Theatre Skam an alternative theatre company in Victoria BC and is the former Artistic Associate at Caravan Farm Theatre and the Belfry Theatre. Gladstones plays have been produced across Canada as well as in New York Philadelphia Colmar France and Bucharest Romania.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 78

On Calvinism

  [english | 1841]  

William Hull


Excerpts: [... my own life and writings will secure me from the imputation of servile deference to others, with whatever reverence I may contemplate their rank, their ...... the most rigid disciple of that eminent Reformer, who, in the protestant city of Geneva, committed Servetus to the flames. The Socinian controversy ...... of great consideration, is cheerfully granted. No man, for example, ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 329

On Christmas Day In The Evening

  [english | 1919]  

Grace Richmond


Excerpts: [... The wives and husbands and children go too-when other family claims can be compromised with-and no one of them, down to Carolyn's youngest baby, ...... so much about liking to hear the bell ring, right up over her head, next door. Does the bell ever ring, these days-or have cobwebs grown over the ...... mother's daughter of 'em will be basting her Christmas turkey.. Then have it ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 149

On Christmas Day In The Morning

  [english | 1905]  

Grace Richmond


Summary: [A tear jerker of a family Christmas story -- yes you can go home again.]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 435

On Co operation

  [english | 1914]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [In 1917 Russia was again at war (WWI) and they were losing to the Germans mainly because they lacked the modern industry to support its war effort and didnt have an adequate railroad system to get supplies to the front. As in 1905 when revolution broke out confidence was not very high in the Tsar Nicholas II. The situation in Petrograd (formerly St Petersburg) was dire for most of the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 326

On Commando

  [english | 1902]  

Dietlof Van Warmelo


Excerpts: [... STEYN IN THE BOSCHVELD-LOST. IX. PRACTICAL HINTS-ADVENTURE ON THE SABIE-NORTH OF LYDENBURG. X. FROM ROOSSENEKAL TO PIETERSBURG-WITH GENERAL ...... I shall be able to take up the cudgels for my people in cases where the rest of the world turned from us because they were disappointed in their expectations ...... guns and from the exploding bullets, and heard the rattling of the shots ...]
Genres: [war | non fictionDownloads: 17
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